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Springtime Planting

Learn about several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

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Scotch Heather (12 of 14)

Plant in moist, but-well drained soil; fertilize in spring
Plant in full sun
Height: 4-20 inches (depending upon cultivar); Width: 30 inches
Hardy in USDA zones 4-7:
Zone 4: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch after first hard frost; pull mulch back in the spring; avoid contact with salt.
Zone 5: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch after first hard frost; pull mulch back in the spring; avoid contact with salt.
Zone 6: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun; mulch after first hard frost; pull mulch back in the spring.
Zone 7: Plant in fall; plant in full sun; mulch after first hard frost; pull mulch back in the spring; plants may struggle in this zone.

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